Sweet Potato Salad

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Author Barbara


  • 2 - 2½ pounds Sweet Potatoes
  • 2-3 Small Jalapeños
  • ½ cup toasted pecans
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • ¼ tsp dill weed
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil


  1. Wash sweet potatoes and place in a large pot. Cover with water.
  2. Cook sweet potatoes for 45-60 minutes. You want them slightly firm, not too soft.
  3. Chop green onions.
  4. Slice jalapeños in half lengthwise. Remove some or all seeds, depending on how spicy you want your salad. Then, cut them into small pieces.

  5. Juice the limes.

  6. Chop pecans.
  7. Mix together the olive oil, lime juice and dill weed.

  8. Rinse sweet potatoes under cool water. Peel and cut into 1 inch cubes.
  9. Put sweet potatoes, jalapeños, pecans, and green onions in a large bowl.

  10. Pour oil & lime juice mixture over ingredients in bowl.

  11. Mix well.
  12. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour so that the flavors have plenty of time to mingle.